Play Your Best: Step by StepFebruary 7, 2017

How To Hole All The Short Ones

Photograph taken at The Concession Golf Club, Bradenton, Fla., by J.D. Cuban
__Photograph taken at The Concession Golf Club, Bradenton, Fla., by J.D. Cuban__

Here's an interesting stat for you: 10 players on the PGA Tour made every putt from three feet and in last year. Ryan Palmer never missed in 829 attempts. A big reason these guys are automatic from this range is that they stick to a fundamentally sound routine. This gives them great confidence that the ball should go in. So if you want to make all the short ones, follow this four-step routine.

Illustrations by Todd Detwiler

David Leadbetter operates 34 golf academies worldwide.


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